You happily skipped along to Iki Town, eager to get your first Pokémon.
Let's see, what Pokémon shall I get, you wondered. Rowlet's pretty cute, Litten looks cool, and Popplio is... Your train of thought was interrupted by a pair of angry trainers walking away from Iki Town.
"I can't believe Popplio was the only one left," the boy grumbled.
"Yeah! Who wants that dumb seal, anyways?" the girl agreed.
I actually thought Popplio looked cute, especially its final evolution, Primarina, you thought. As you approached Iki Town, you were greeted by Professor Kukui.
"[y/n]! There you are!" he said happily. "Are you ready to choose your starter?"
"Well, there really isn't much choice, since I just passed by a couple of trainers that were upset that Popplio was the only one left," you stated sheepishly.
"Yep, she sure is," Kukui replied. "She's been wanting to be a trainer's partner, but when the newcoming trainers saw that she was the only one left, they turned up